Quest for the Backflip


Film-makers Callum Whiteley & Robin Kother have produced four episodes entitled ‘Quest for the Backflip’ for the Extreme Sports Channel. Born out of bored office talk with fellow colleague Paul Gorton the idea was to get Paul back on a BMX after nearly a decades absence.

‘Paul Gorton was once an avid rider who, due to work and education commitments, had to put down his bike.

7 years later, Paul is a media sales agent who hasn’t touched a BMX since. Before giving up on his riding career Paul had a list of tricks he was slowly ticking off as he completed them. The Backflip was next on the list when his wheels stopped turning, and he has lived with this one regret ever since.

Over the Summer of 2011 Paul will be stepping foot on a BMX for the first time in 7 years and attempting to cross that…

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